The concert series “Note al Museo” is the first initiative planned by the new Opera del Duomo Museum to open up the space to other forms of art. Four free evening concerts have been announced for December 17, 2015, January 21, February 25 and March 17, 2016 at
Landing in Florence from Lakeville, Connecticut, the prestigious Hotchkiss School brings a group of 20 talented students to Tuscany this summer for a series of four classical concerts in magnificent musical venues. In addition to spotlighting students, the festival will feature a performance by the school's international instructors (June
On May 23 and 24, student choirs from all over Italy and Europe will gather in the basilica of Santa Croce as part of the 150th anniversary celebrations of when Florence was the capital of Italy for a short time.
For the first time, the International Festival of
The Lucca Summer Festival will host one of music’s living legends: the inimitable Stevie Wonder. Wonder will perform in piazza Napoleone on July 20, his only Italian date for the season. The concert will include a selection of his most famous songs across multiple decades and stylistic periods.
Tis the season to rejoice with holiday music! The following is a list of Christmas concerts in Florence, as well as some particularly interesting classical concerts that will take place during December 2011.
Huber and Gerhaher play Mahler
December 17, 5pm, Teatro della Pergola, via della Pergola 12/32,
Italian jazz legend, singer and clarinet player Renzo Arbore spent his formative years in Naples' American district, where he was tapped by the United States Organization to perform for NATO soldiers. Arbore returns to Florence for the third time, accompanied by Orchestra Italiana, a group of amazing soloists who gather
Separately, these iconic singer-songwriters had Italy's ears for more than 40 years and together, little has changed. The dynamic duo returns to Florence again for another concert to perform together each singer's individual hits and songs the two have written as a team. For more information, call
December 16, Teatro Verdi
Experience the stunning sounds of South African gospel sung by the Grammy-winning, Oscar night-performing Soweto Gospel Choir, composed entirely of singers hailing from the many churches of Soweto, Johannesburg. The choir has attained international fame (the Choir is an international ambassador of the 46664
Touted as today’s Betty Davis, American R&B and soul singer-songwriter brings her enchaning raspy voice and down-home grooves to Florence in mid-November. One of the leading names in American soul scene, Grammy Award winner, Ms. Grey, will perform tracks like When I See You, Still and the international smash hit I Try, in addition […]
Symphonicity-Sting in Concert with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra directed by Steven Mercurio
Sting, the superstar with a Tuscan zip code, will perform his greatest hits (you know them), reworked for accompaniment by a world-class symphony directed by acclaimed composer Stephen Mercurio. Following sold-out performances throughout&